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Engelbert Kaempfer Edition

Funded by the DFG (since Febuary 2, 2011)

Applicant Editor: Prof. Dr. Brigitte Hoppe

Scientific Assistants: Dr. phil. Astrid Steiner-Weber as well as one student assistant at the seminar for Medieval Latin of the University of Bonn

Objectives: Critical Edition of the printed and unprinted botanical works of the German Natural Historian and Japan-traveler Engelbert Kaempfer (1651-1716), especially for his Amoenitatum Exoticarum Fasciculus V. (1712), commentary, indices, etc.